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David J. Dischley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Manassas, VA

Dischley Law, PLLC
Historic District 9255
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 703-635-2424
Fax: 800-689-9509
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Securities & Corporate Finance
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Attorney Profile

As the owner of Dischley Law, PLLC, Mr. Dischley provides dedicated criminal law defense to people in Vienna, Fairfax, Herndon, Alexandria, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax. He generally handles cases that involve issues such as DUI and DWI, reckless driving, drug charges, property crimes and fraud. Mr. Dischley also represents clients seeking expungements in Virginia.

On the same day that he was discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Dischley received an Associates of Applied Science in administration of justice from Northern Virginia Community College, graduating cum laude. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in administration of justice from George Mason University and a Juris Doctor from the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.

Prior to entering into his private practice, Mr. Dischley served as a prosecutor in Fauquier and Loudoun counties and served in varying law enforcement capacities. In those roles, he gained valuable insight into the prosecution's investigative and trial techniques and strategies. He draws on that knowledge to help him see the charges against his clients reduced or dropped, or to limit the potential penalties they are facing. His dedication to providing quality counsel while maintaining high standards of legal ethics has gained Mr. Dischley the respect of his clients and peers alike. He has an Avvo "Superb" rating and has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Staying active in the community, Mr. Dischley offers legal services to members of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc., and he serves as an advisor to a local police department. He frequently shares his knowledge with others, writing on topics relating to his area of focus. Mr. Dischley is a member of The National College for DUI Defense, Inc.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


3 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

About David J. Dischley

First Admitted: 2006, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Virginia
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Fairfax County Bar Association, 2016
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virgnia

Educational Background

  • George Mason University, with distinction, Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice
  • Northern Virginia Community College, cum laude


  • National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100
  • , SuperLawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars, 2014
  • Trial Advocacy Association, Member, George Mason’s School of Law

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Represent clients on criminal cases with inability to pay for legal services., 2020


  • Advise $Handle on corporate governance and financial transactions., 2021

Representative Clients

  • Represent blockchain and cryptocurrency clients in newly developed space involving terms of use for NFTs, Business Advice, and tax advice., 2021


  • Obtained a substantial judgement on a Virginia Consumer Protection Act Case in the Fairfax County Courts., 2021


  • “Thoughtful and vigorous attorney who always looks out for the best interest of his client.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for David J. Dischley

Historic District 9255
Manassas, VA 20110

Phone: 703-635-2424

Fax: 800-689-9509

Last Updated: 8/5/2022

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